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Hepatorenal syndrome

Andrés Cárdenas, Pere Gines
Clinics in Liver Disease 2006, 10 (2): 371-85, ix-x
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Among the many causes of renal failure in patients who have advanced liver disease, functional renal failure occurring in the absence of parenchymal kidney disease, better known as hepatorenal syndrome (HRS), is the most frequent cause of renal dysfunction in patients who have cirrhosis. This article focuses on the pathogenesis, clinical features, diagnostic approach, and current treatment of HRS in cirrhosis.

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